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Cry, daughter, cry.. (Comment)
Nothing surprises me any more when it comes to how low we can sink as a society in heaping abuses on India's daughters. Even before she has been able to dry the tears from the last assault, comes the next one.

Friday, January 30, 2009 10:12:31 AM

No more copyright on Gandhi's works - so who preserves them?
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The fate of Mahatma Gandhi's original literary works remains undecided following the expiry of the copyright restrictions on them on the first day of this year, leaving scholars and admirers of his philosophy across the country anxious.

Friday, January 30, 2009 10:09:16 AM

Obama for all nations to act in unison on global economic crisis
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) US President Barack Obama wants advanced and emerging economies to act in unison in dealing with the global financial crisis and would come up with more specific plans closer to the April G20 meeting in London.

Friday, January 30, 2009 9:58:49 AM

India lauds Sri Lanka's safe passage offer to Tamil civilians (Lead, To go with: Rajapaksa asks LTTE to free civilians in 48 hours)
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India Thursday lauded the Sri Lankan government's announcement of granting a safe passage to Tamil civilians trapped in the war-hit northern parts of the island nation and hoped that the conditions of civilians will improve in days to come.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 11:52:24 PM

14-year-old maid alleges torture for seven months
Noida, Jan 29 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl who worked as a house maid here has alleged that she was physically tortured by her employers for the past seven months.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 11:17:54 PM

Karnataka BJP legislator held while taking bribe, suspended from party
Bangalore/New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A legislator of Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Thursday caught taking a bribe of Rs.500,000 to close a criminal case, an official of the state ombudsman said.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 11:09:13 PM

Sri Lanka to create safe zone for Tamil civilians: Menon
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka has agreed to create a safe zone for Tamil civilians caught in the crossfire between the armed forces and the Tamil Tigers, Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:43:21 PM

Two policemen, ULFA militant killed in Assam
Guwahati, Jan 29 (IANS) Two policemen and a separatist guerilla were killed and a six-year-old child injured in a gun battle between security forces and militants in Assam Thursday, officials said.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:33:32 PM

Gujarat government asked to help small and diamond units
Surat, Jan 29 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday asked the Gujarat government to take immediate steps to help recession-hit small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and diamond units.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:28:19 PM

Mentally challenged girl pushed off wheelchair, policeman suspended
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) A mentally challenged girl was injured Thursday after she was allegedly pushed off her wheelchair by a police officer near the Raj Bhavan when her 72-year-old father insisted on meeting Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi to seek medical assistance, Raj Bhavan sources said.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:23:09 PM

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